Atmel Corporation is a manufacturer of semiconductors, founded in 1984. Its products include EEPROM and Flash memory devices, microcontrollers (including 8051 and ARM architectures) and its own Atmel AVR architecture, FPGAs and many others. President and CEO is George Perlegos. His brother Gust Perlegos is Vice President. Number of employees is 7,500. Headquarters is at San Jose, California.